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Hey Mama: The Best Songs About Moms

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(Getty Images) Sometimes you just need a stilted rap from Mr. T to express your feelings for one of the most important people in your world: Your mom. This mother's day, celebrate her with a diverse assortment of songs inspired by matriarchs, from the touching ("Hey Mama") to the mildly terrible ("Treat Your Mother Right"). It doesn't matter which song you play your mom come Sunday — all these songs are about an enduring love, in the end.1. "Treat Your Mother Right," Mr. TThis track off of Mr...Read Full Story

Dexter Isaac Confesses Role in Tupac Shakur Shooting

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A man named Dexter Isaac may have provided some long-sought answers in the 1994 shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur.Isaac, an inmate currently serving life in prison for murder and robbery among other offenses, told AllHipHop.com that he attacked Tupac at Manhattan's Quad Studios at the request of James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, from whom he allegedly received $2,500.The 1994 attack, which Tupac survived, fueled the infamous "East Coast/West Coast" rap feud in the mid '90s, as Shakur blamed the...Read Full Story

Tupac Would Have Celebrated 39th Birthday Today

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Happy birthday, Tupac Shakur. The late rapper, who died in 1996 after being fatally shot in a drive-by shooting, would have turned 39 today had he survived the attack. It's been almost 14 years since his death, but Tupac's legacy lives on. MTV.com notes that rappers like DMX, Ja Rule and Kanye West have learned from his example of making insightful hip-hop music. Tupac's work focused on sex, drugs and violence, but he also made a name for himself by touching on more political and...Read Full Story